Stories tagged: Mayor
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Ousted Caracas mayor flees house arrest, heads to Europe
Ousted Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma said he plans to take his fight against Venezuela’s socialist government to Europe after he escaped house arrest and fled to Colombia on Friday. The …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
Liberian refugee elected mayor of Helena, Montana
Voters in Montana’s capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as their next mayor.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 7:01 p.m.
Democratic New York Mayor Bill de Blasio wins 2nd term
Democrat Bill de Blasio has cruised to a second term as mayor of New York City.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Jenny Durkan defeats Cary Moon to become Seattle’s first woman mayor since the 1920s
Seattle will have its first woman mayor since 1920s — and it’ll be Jenny Durkan.
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
Candidates for mayor see growth for Moscow
Ten years ago, left-leaning Moscow city councilors perceived as having anti-growth views were swept away by three Greater Moscow Alliance-backed members. Linda Pall was one of the left-leaning incumbent members …
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 10:15 a.m.
Ex-Portland mayor’s assistant alleges sexual harassment
The executive assistant of former Portland Mayor Sam Adams has accused him of engaging in unwanted sexual behavior and says that staffers adopted a “code of silence and complicity” that …
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
Honolulu officers plead not guilty in corruption case
A Honolulu police lieutenant, an officer and a retired major have pleaded not guilty to charges alleging they helped former Chief Louis Kealoha and his deputy prosecutor wife frame a …
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 1:24 p.m.
Trump fatigue? Female mayoral candidates dominate in Seattle
After 91 years, Seattle is poised to elect its second female mayor next week. Voters will choose between urban planner Cary Moon or former U.S. attorney Jenny Durkan to lead …
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 10:51 a.m.
Best answer to Seattle affordability may win the race for mayor
It’s a race away from a scandal and a race to become Seattle’s first woman mayor in about 90 years, a race about beating traffic and beating back President Donald …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 6:58 p.m.
Montana mayoral candidate needs only 1 vote – his – to win
There’s one person running for mayor of Manhattan, Montana, and he only needs to vote for himself to win.
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
Mozambican mayor fatally shot on peace deal anniversary, Mahamudo Amurane, Nambula
The mayor of one of Mozambique’s biggest cities was fatally shot after giving a speech about peace efforts on the 25th anniversary of the signing of an accord that ended …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Trump scoffs at ‘politically motivated ingrates’ after Maria
President Donald Trump on Sunday scoffed at “politically motivated ingrates” who had questioned his administration’s commitment to rebuilding Puerto Rico after a pulverizing hurricane and said the federal government had …
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 3:50 p.m.
Moscow City Council, mayor candidates talk goals, accomplishments
Candidates for Moscow City Council and mayor answered questions ranging from the role of city government to their thoughts on the city granting a conditional use permit to New Saint …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 11:21 a.m.
Trump lashes out at San Juan mayor who begged for more help
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said Saturday that there is “no time for politics” in Puerto Rico’s recovery from Hurricane Maria, hours after she was blasted by President Donald …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 6:33 p.m.
Salt Lake City mayor: Investigation found arrest of nurse broke policies
An investigation into the rough arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to allow a blood draw on an unconscious patient found evidence that police officers violated department policies, the …
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 4:23 p.m.
Racial politics color New York City’s looming mayoral race
Mayor Bill de Blasio isn’t much of a dancer. But there he was on a recent Sunday morning, bobbing his head and bending his knees ever so slightly, as the …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 9:37 p.m.
Houston residents mark Labor Day sorting through storm ruins
Houston’s mayor insists that America’s fourth-largest city is “open for business,” but with areas under water, people not yet in their homes, and billions in damage to repair, major disasters …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 1:22 p.m.
Emergency declared in New Orleans as flood threat looms
With more rain in the forecast and city water pumps malfunctioning after weekend floods, New Orleans’ mayor is urging residents of some waterlogged neighborhoods to move their vehicles to higher …
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
Seattle mayor’s accuser alleges defamation, wants $1M-plus
A man who accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually abusing him decades ago has demanded more than $1 million from the city, saying Murray defamed him.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray: I am not going to resign
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says he is not resigning following claims by four men that he sexually abused them as teenagers.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
Accuser of Seattle mayor wants to drop sex abuse lawsuit
A man who accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually abusing him when he was a teenager has asked a court to dismiss the lawsuit he filed against the mayor.
Sat., June 10, 2017
Froma Harrop: President prompts others to apologize for him
But President Trump has launched his own brand of apology tour. The big difference is that Obama was apologizing for our country. Now the country is apologizing for Trump.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 11:23 a.m.
Farrell resigns from Legislature to focus on mayoral race
Democratic state Rep. Jessyn Farrell is resigning from the Legislature to focus on her run for Seattle mayor.
UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 7:24 p.m.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray looks at the race without him in it, and a future without a job
Ed Murray isn’t endorsing a candidate in the race to succeed him as mayor of Seattle. But he has some thoughts about what’s become a wide-open contest.
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 4:13 p.m.
Local candidates: On your mark, get set, file
Filing week for candidates seeking many local offices this year starts Monday morning and ends Friday afternoon.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 11:08 a.m.
Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan in Seattle mayor’s race
Jenny Durkan, the former U.S. attorney for Western Washington, is running for Seattle mayor.
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 7:14 p.m.
Seattle mayor drops re-election bid after sex abuse claims
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Tuesday dropped his re-election bid for a second term after four men claimed he sexually abused them when they were teenagers, claims vehemently denied by …
UPDATED: Sat., May 6, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Former mayor David Rodgers remembered as the man who inspired Riverfront Park
Former Spokane Mayor David Rodgers was remembered Saturday as a man with a fondness for his morning bowl of Wheaties, tennis and time with his family at his lake cabin.
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Judge sanctions lawyer of man who accused mayor of sex abuse
A judge on Thursday sanctioned the lawyer for the man who accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually molesting him when he was a teenager for “flagrant” violations of ethical …
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
Fourth man accuses Seattle mayor of sex abuse
A fourth man is accusing Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of paying him for sex when the man was a teenager.